Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      GORDON CASTLE
Arrived:31 May 1922
Departed:Before September 1924
Career:Haven of Rest by Douglas Gurton reports that GORDON CASTLE arrived on Derby Day - newspaper articles of the time put this as 31 May 1922. Douglas describes "a small black steamer with 'woodbine' funnel." See DJG_SHP
Broken up in Germany, sailed London 5 Sep 1924 [www.clydesite.co.uk]
Tonnage:4,408 gross
Built:1901
Type:Passenger cargo
Owner:Union Castle Line
Official No:114677
ID1114677

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